Merged flower auction sees sales rise 4.6%

The merged Aalsmeer and FloraHolland flower auction booked sales of over €4bn last year, a 4.6% increase on pro-forma 2006 figures.

Sales of garden and house plants rose 10% to €1.5m, while cut flower sales were up 1.8%.
The new company has a workforce of 4,500 and handled some 11 billion cut flowers and 1.2 billion plants in 2007.

Thank you for donating to

We could not provide the Dutch News service, and keep it free of charge, without the generous support of our readers. Your donations allow us to report on issues you tell us matter, and provide you with a summary of the most important Dutch news each day.

Make a donation